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  In the Bleak Midwinter  

In the Bleak Midwinter - as sung by James Taylor  (right click - save link as or just click to play)

	In the bleak midwinter, icy wind made moan, 
	earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; 
	snow on snow had fallen, snow on snow on snow, 
	in the bleak midwinter, long ago.

	Angels and archangels may have gathered there, 
	cherubim and seraphim rising in the air; 
	oh but only Mary, in her maiden bliss, 
	worshiped the beloved with a mother's kiss. 

	Heaven cannot hold him, nor can earth sustain; 
	heaven and earth shall fall away when he comes to reign. 

	What then can I give him, empty as I am? 
	If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb; 
	if I were a Wise Man, I would know my part; 
	what then can I give him:  I must give my heart.

    

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